Starbucks #Customer #Computers #Hacked to Mine #Bitcoin over #Public #WiFi

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Hackers in Argentina found a way to exploit computers over public WiFi and use them to mine bitcoin. How do we stay secure as public internet access becomes more common? How much do you think about personal safety when you go out? In our modern society, police are there to…


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Hackers could #impersonate #AT&T #Wi-Fi to attack your #phone

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Public Wi-Fi is available almost everywhere you go. But if you’re not careful, some smartphones could automatically connect to a hacker’s hotspot, without the user even knowing. Barbara Jones doesn’t leave home without her phone. Like many smartphone users, she never turned off her Wi-Fi either. “I never did mess…


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Netgear #Routers Will Have #Inbuilt #Parental Controls With #Software #Update

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Monitoring kids’ internet usage and protecting them from browsing inappropriate content has always been a hassle, yet it is necessary. Wireless device company Netgear is making it a little easier with new routers that will put curbs on kids’ internet access. Netgear announced its partnership with Circle Media Labs, which…


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Simple #steps help keep #wireless #devices #hack-proof

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The internet is constantly evolving, as are the devices used to access it. High-tech smartphone and tablet users need to know how to avoid compromising their business’s information online. Thus, there are many ways that Nash County businesses can safely use today’s technology. As people continue to utilize smartphones, such…


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A Huge #Hole in #Wi-Fi Security Leaves Just About Everyone at #Risk

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It’s no overstatement to say the crap could be about to hit the Wi-Fi fan. A widespread, popular Wi-Fi security tool has a flaw that hackers could use to access sensitive information transmitted over the Internet, cybersecurity reseachers say. The weakness, known as Krack, has serious implications for essentially all…


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WiFi #networks seen #vulnerable to #hacking due to #WAP2 flaw

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WiFi Protected Access 2 (WAP2), the current industry standard that encrypts traffic on Wi-Fi networks, is vulnerable to hackers due to a flaw in the cryptographic protocols, according to new research from security expert Mathy Vanhoef of KU Leuven in Belgium. Hackers can exploit the flaw to read and steal…


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KRACK WI-FI HACK: #GOOGLE, #APPLE AND #MICROSOFT SCRAMBLE TO FIX #WPA2 #VULNERABILITY

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Apple, Google, Microsoft and other technology companies have been rushing to address issues related to the Krack Wi-Fi security vulnerability—a flaw that puts any person using wireless internet at risk of being hacked. Technology companies acknowledged problems with the WPA2 encryption used on all modern Wi-Fi routers, with some announcing…


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Beware! #WiFi Security #‘Kracked’ Globally; Every #Wifi Router Open To #Hacking!

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WiFi, the term which has now become so common that we give don’t even give a second thought to Wifi security while encountering WiFi signals at home, office, malls, cinemas, markets, petrol pumps, metro, railway station and hotels. We simply connect with the ones which are free, and try to…


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‘All #wifi networks’ are #vulnerable to #hacking, #security expert discovers

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The security protocol used to protect the vast majority of wifi connections has been broken, potentially exposing wireless internet traffic to malicious eavesdroppers and attacks, according to the researcher who discovered the weakness. Mathy Vanhoef, a security expert at Belgian university KU Leuven, discovered the weakness in the wireless security…


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‘Most or all’ WiFi security hacked, potentially allowing any device to be broken into, US government Warns

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Almost every Wi-Fi network could have been compromised, according to the US government. A problem with the WPA 2 standard – used in almost every home Wi-Fi network – means that potentially any network using it could be broken into, according to a new warning. Once that’s happened, anything on…


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Slow Wi-fi? Hackers may have turned your gadgets into ‘zombie’ botnets that conduct criminal activities without you knowing

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Hackers could be responsible for the slow running of your Wi-fi and devices suddenly crashing, a new report has warned. Online security experts found that a growing number of gadgets and home networks are becoming part of worldwide criminal computer networks, dubbed botnets. From iPhones and tablets, to baby monitors…


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5 Ways to Secure Wi-Fi Networks

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Wi-Fi is one entry-point hackers can use to get into your network without setting foot inside your building because wireless is much more open to eavesdroppers than wired networks, which means you have to be more diligent about security. But there’s a lot more to Wi-Fi security than just setting…


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Why hackers love your Wi-Fi (and how to protect it)

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Wi-Fi hacking is all fun and games until somebody hacks the Wi-Fi on a roller coaster. That’s a lesson one professional security researcher found out the hard way. Several years ago at Disneyland, the roller coaster car he was riding was click-click-clacking its way along its track until it abruptly…


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The Dangerous Reason Why You Should Never, Ever Use Public Wi-Fi

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Hackers are only the beginning of your troubles—and even busy coffee shops and brand-name hotel networks aren’t safe. Thanks to expensive data overage fees, you might be tempted to log onto that free public Wi-Fi service while you’re out and about. Don’t let convenience outweigh the consequences, though. “Think about…


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Free Wi-Fi has driven 88% of Canadians to put their personal info at risk

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A strong Wi-Fi signal is one major factor that helps Canadians decide where they want to stay when they go away for long weekends, said a risk report released by Norton last month. And while a hefty majority of Canadians believe their information is safe while using public Wi-Fi networks…


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Apple issues cyber warning for iPhone users, issues security patch

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Apple issued a new warning after a new hacking threat. The tech giant says there is a new cyber threat, but has taken steps to thwart the attack. FOX Business Network’s Tracee Carrasco reports, “Apple has now issued a critical security patch for all iOS devices and for Mac computers…


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Hackers are targeting hotel Wi-Fi with particularly evil malware

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Just because your hotel offers complimentary Wi-Fi, it doesn’t mean you have to take it. Hackers may be lurking, looking to compromise your computer, especially if you’re a high priority target staying at luxury hotels around the globe. The DarkHotel hacker group has been active for more than 10 years,…


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Stay safe online this summer, watch out for fake WiFi networks

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Better Business Bureau warns if you are traveling this summer and taking advantage of free WiFi, double check before connecting your device. Scammers use fake WiFi hotspots to steal personal information or gain access to your device. “Say you’re at a coffee shop, airport, hotel lobby, or other public place,…


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Safety tips for using public Wi-Fi

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Q: What can I do to be safe when using public Wi-Fi? The convenience of accessing public Wi-Fi networks has become somewhat of an expectation when we’re away from our primary home and work connections, but it’s important to understand the risks. Anytime you share a connection with strangers, whether…


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Wi-Fi security when Traveling – Tips & Precautions to take

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Cyber security is not just securing your PC & mobile devices from the Trojans and Malware attacks; it is more about securing your networks. You need to secure every party of your network. A free and open public Wi-Fi usually brings a smile on everyone’s face, but the fact is…


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